The old centre of the city is rich with imposing buildings representing numerous historic architectural styles, complete with decadent flourishes. World-leading fashion houses, cutting-edge jewellers and some of the continent’s finest chocolatiers are present in abundance in the beautiful old centre, where a slow pace of life and attention to detail are thoroughly respected.
Charming, cultural and cool; Antwerp boasts an eclectic mix of fine arts, fine food and exhilarating entertainment. Few places on the continent so effectively revere its past whilst staying at the cutting edge of modern culture. Whether you’re interested in the Antwerp of the past or the present; this charming city is absolutely ripe for exploration.
Visiting Antwerp as part of an upcoming European river cruise and tour? Get acquainted with the city’s highlights and must-sees in our in-depth destination guide.